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Uganda school targets 22 students in anti-gay push

While Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni considers whether to sign the harsh Anti-Homosexuality Bill recently passed by parliament, a Ugandan secondary school has expelled nearly two dozen female students for alleged involvement in same-sex relationships. The Ugandan Daily Monitor reported:

Sign points the way to Iganga Secondary School (Photo courtesy of Daily Monitor)

Sign points the way to Iganga Secondary School (Photo courtesy of Daily Monitor)

Iganga school expels 22 students over lesbianism

IGANGA- Twenty two students have been expelled for allegedly practicing lesbianism in the girls’ only Iganga Secondary School.

Sources at the school told this newspaper the girls, mostly in Senior Two and Three were expelled at the end of the third term, after the Headmistress, Ms Aida Balinanseko, held a meeting with their parents before she handed them over along with their expulsion letters.

Although a copy of the November 29 dismissal letters, which the Daily Monitor has seen, does not explicitly state whether the students had been expelled for their alleged role in lesbianism, Ms Balinanseko pointed out they had failed to reform despite management’s repeated efforts to counsel them.

“I am sorry to inform you that your daughter’s conduct can no longer be tolerated. The administration has repeatedly counselled her [them], but she has not reformed and there are no signs that she will reform in the near future,” the letter reads in part. …

For more information, read the full article in the Daily Monitor:  “Iganga school expels 22 students over lesbianism.”

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